Earnings Analysis Of Hecla Mining Co. (HL)


Hecla Mining Co. (HL) will report its next earnings on May 25 BMO. The company reported the earnings of $0.03/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.04/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.01/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -25%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Hecla Mining Co. and for the current quarter 7 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.03/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.01/share and a High Estimate of $0.06/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 169160 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Hecla Mining Co. as 4000. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Hecla Mining Co. is 163.77 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 182.7 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 131.02 Million.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for HL to be 50%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -57.1%. For the next 5 years, Hecla Mining Co. is expecting Growth of -33.35% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 6.36% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Hecla Mining Co., where 0 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 2 analysts have given a Buy signal, 7 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Hecla Mining Co. might touch $9 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $6.5 and $5.5 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Hecla Mining Co. got Initiated on 6-Sep-16 where investment firm Rodman & Renshaw Initiated the stock to Buy.

Hecla Mining Co. closed its last trading session at $6 with the loss of -3.17%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 2.3 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $7.63 and 52-week low of $3.00. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 9.44% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 3.4% and -1.31% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on 11/09/16 and 52-Week Low on 04/19/16.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.25 and Average Volume (3 months) is 6.45 million. Hecla Mining Co. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 33.01 and Forward P/E ratio of 32.1.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 3%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 4.9%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 4.5%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Hecla Mining Co. currently shows a Weekly Performance of 7.59%, where Monthly Performance is 14.82%, Quarterly performance is -2.63%, 6 Months performance is 10.57% and yearly performance percentage is 78.61%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 10.94%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 4.47% and Monthly Volatility of 3.27%.